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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

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Address: Chicago, IL
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rated 'Best Chicago Tour' by Lonely Planet and featured on The Today Show...

Rated 'Best Chicago Tour' by Lonely Planet and featured on The Today Show (NBC), USA Today and Bon Appetit, Chicago Food Planet Food Tours & Experiences offer delicious 2 & 3-hour neighborhood food experiences focused exclusively in Chicago's historic off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods near downtown including the Gold Coast, Chinatown, Bucktown, Lincoln Park, Old Town and Wicker Park. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, each walking tour provides a non-touristy, local experience so you feel like a native Chicagoan. The guided Food Tours & Experiences include mouth-watering food samples, enough for a large lunch or dinner, from unique specialty food stores, local restaurants and ethnic eateries while providing a detailed insiders view of Chicago's most famous communities- their rich histories, treasured architecture, dazzling entertainment offerings and restaurant recommendations. Tours run 7 days a week between March and November and Thursday-Sunday during winter months (November to March). The earliest tour departure leaves at 11am and depending on the experience, will last between 2-3 hours. Tickets start at $35 adult with adolescent and child tickets available. Please note, Chicago Food Planet can accommodate vegetarians, gluten-free and alcohol-free dietary restrictions if possible at tasting locations but cannot accommodate other allergies or restrictions.

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US$59.00*
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The World's Fare - Chicago Food Experience
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US$37.79*
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Winter Delights: Neighborhood Food Experience in Chicago
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US$49.99*
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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Gold Coast and Old Town

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World food fare tour

We did the world food fare tour and it was a real treat The tastings were unique and really reflected the vibrant area and its diverse cuisine The guide was bubbly and engaging... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the world food fare tour and it was a real treat The tastings were unique and really reflected the vibrant area and its diverse cuisine The guide was bubbly and engaging Definitely recommend it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful evening on this food tour! Our guide was very knowledgeable about the World's Fair and the samples were delicious. They did a nice job accommodating my daughter who is a vegetarian. We are from the Midwest and have visited Chicago often. It was so nice to get away from the touristy downtown area and try something... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our fourth tour with CFP and it didn't fail to deliver once again! Jade, our guide, was wonderful! Energetic, knowledgable... you can tell she enjoys her job! The stops were perfect with just the right amount of eats and drinks! Good work CFP!!

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Quincy, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the Winter Delights food tour, and though we had fun, we were hoping for more food options and more to eat. At two of the stops -the spice store and the olive oil store -we had product samples that anyone could walk in and get for free. Our guide have us a bit of history of the area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selections, we will go back to all of these restaurants. Our tour guide was informative, funny and knowledgeable about the restaurants history.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For all foodies and non foodies alike CHICAGO FOOD PLANET FOOD TOURS is the way to go, Jade, our guide this past Thursday (World's Fare Tour) was fantastic, very knowledgeable and engaging, we went to 4 restos, food was delish paired with some bubblies and drinks, plus you get to know more about the restos plus city history as well.There... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As somebody who's lived in the suburbs practically her whole life, I thought this tour was not only a wonderful representation and idea of some of the best/different places to eat in the real city, not just on the Magnificent Mile. Further, our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and fun. I would highly recommend this tour to anybody.

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to join us on one of our Neighborhood Food Experiences! We are happy to hear we helped fill your heart, mind and stomach on this tour. We hope you get to come play in the city with us more often. More 

Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amber was fantastic! Very friendly, super knowledgeable, and extremely prepared & organized. My husband and I went on the Winter Delights tour and had a great time. The tour opened our eyes to something different to do and places to eat outside of The Loop. It was great to visit a couple of retail specialty shops like The Spice House... More 

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Wow! What a great review. Thanks for all of your great points. We are so happy we were able to open your eyes to new adventures and amazing specialty shops outside of The Loop. These are great family-owned establishments and we hope you visit them again in the future on your own. We appreciate you spending your valuable time with... More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the tour was really good and informative. our guide was Amber and she had a lot of energy and was great guide. the weather was really good, but the places we visited were all close.

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are lucky to have Amber on our team. She is a great host and loves to showcase Chicago’s off-the-beaten path businesses and her love of Chicago food and neighborhoods. Her energy can be contagious, especially when the weather is good to match! She'd love to host you and your loved ones again soon. More 

Rochester, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We finished tonight with our tour. Heather was very knowledgeable and went over and beyond getting us the tastings. Her southern hospitality was apparent. Her book knowledge was superior. To be fare, I just did a food tour in Manhattan 4 days ago. Our tour guide in NY was a native of Manhattan and had passion for her city. That... More 

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